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Dec 22, 2012 6:30pm EST
northeast, and maybe eventually new york city on christmas eve night. >> axelrod: who will see a white christmas? >> it looks like the folks in the new york area, and then a bigger storm will brew in places like oklahoma and texas during the day on christmas. we could be talking about substantial snowfall. >> axelrod: jeff, thank you so much. it's nine days now until the fiscal cliff of tax increases and spending cuts. still, congress has gone home for the holidays, and today president obama and his family arrived in honolulu, where they'll celebrate christmas. the president says he is ready to return to make a deal. retailers called today "super saturday." it is traditionally one of the busiest shopping days of the year. businesses are banking on it because so far this season sales numbers have not been as stroongz many had hoped to see. here's michelle miller. >> reporter: kidding around isa a specialty toy store in new york city. you won't find any of this stuff at target, wal-mart? >> no. >> reporter: the owner says today is his busiest day of the year. within the last month, what
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
their control towers. jobs and revenue that may never come back. john bentley, cbs news, new york. >> winter storms are spreading across the country, a massive storm that created havoc east of the mississippi is now headed to new england. that storm left a trail of power outages in the southeast after dumping some 15 inches of snow. in california, heavy snows continue to pile up. but inside the storm clouds there is a silver lining, as carter evans reports. >> reporter: snow fell again today in california's mountains. the latest in a string of storms that could have a major effect on the state's drought. >> if this trend top storys we'll be looking at excess water, rather than a water shortage. >> reporter: this san francisco meteorologist says the mounting snow pack, already 146% higher than normal, means the state's reservoirs will be in good supply. >> almost like putting water in a bank and then saving it for summertime where we get virtually no rainfalls. >> my gut feeling is this will be a good year for us. >> reporter: he's a water manager in southern california, where part of l. a.'s
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
across new york. this program is aimed at the 50,000 new yorkers who lost heir jobs, according to governor andrew cuomo. if so what this program says is if we can employ people who were ity, that community, hurt by the acorm, and actually employ them eb rebuild their community, that's a win-win. >> reporter: but these programs will need more money to work. are you going to go back to the president and ask for that extra money you didn't get this first hime around? >> getting the $60 billion quickly means a lot to this state and to our neighbor, new jersey. is it going to be all the money we need? no. >> reporter: in fact, governors go from new york, new jersey, and connecticut say they need an additional $20 billion in ngderal aid for rebuilding that will take months longer. john bently, cbs news, hauppauge, new york. >> dubois: and coming up on tonight's cbs evening news, how are you going to keep doctors down on the farm? a new idea next. wnderarm. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially th
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
entrepreneurs as they wait and watch. >> randall pinkston, cbs news, new york. >> jeff: back overseas south africa's former president nelson mandela remains in the hospital tonight. and as mark phillips reports 9 entire country is holding its breath. >> when the much respected man seens a the saviour of his country is rushed to the hospital, it's a question of hold the front page. nelson mandela was brought to this military hospital in the capitol pretoria for what is being described as a routine visit, tests, nothing to be alarmed about, the south african government says. but there's no such thing as routine for a 94-year-old man known to be in frail health. and people are worried. >> we are praying that he gets well soon and back strong again soon. and that -- -- that the tests come out positive. >> reporter: normally mandela spends his time at his home village about 500 miles away. this was him at his 94th birthday celebration last july when he seemed physically well if mentally dete time. but now he's in the hospital again, and a security court has been set up. south africa's curr
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 6:30pm EST
. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> tim: welcome to "the jeep post-game show," tim brando in new york. navy wins the commander-in-chief's trophy. for the second straight week sad news in the nfl dallas nose tackle josh brent charged with intoxication manslaughter after driving a car in a single-vehicle accident early this morning which killed the lone passenger cowboys teammate jerry brown, a member of the practice squad. irving, texas police spokesman had this to say early today. >> mr. price brent was asked to perform some field sobriety tests. after he performed those field sobriety tests based on his performance of those tests along with our officers' observations and the conversations that they had with him, he was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. once our officers learned that mr. brown had passed away then mr. price brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> tim: brent and brown were teammates at the university of illinois. brent was suspended from the illini team in 2009 after a d.u.i. arrest. he was sentenced to 60 days in jail. 200 hours of community service
CBS
Dec 1, 2012 6:00pm PST
fame in cooperstown, new york, but as tony guida tells us, controversy over steroids is in play. >> and bonds hits one high. >> reporter: no one in baseball history hit more home runs than barry bonds. >> he struck him out! >> no one in baseball history racked up more pitching honors than roger clemens. the two stars headline this year's ballot for the hall of fame. neither is likely to be elected, says danny knobler, a writer for cbssports.com. >> i think the overwhelming evidence is these guys cheated the game. >> reporter: bonds, clemens and sammy sosa who joins them on the ballot are the poster children of the baseball steroid era. bonds admitted he took substances but said his trainer described them as linseed oil. clemens was linked to performance-enhancing drugs. and sosa failed a drug test in 2003, according to lawyers familiar with the results. with all three on the ballot for the first time, this year's vote becomes a referendum on baseball's age of steroids. >> there's more to hall of fame than just what your numbers are. >> reporter: the 600 or so baseball writers wh
CBS
Dec 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
and so many others. >> axelrod: john miller in new york, thank you. as this community comes to grips with the loss of so many lives, late today we heard from the father of one of the first graders slain yesterday. robbie parker lost his be her dad. >> axelrod: robbie parker on his daughter, emilie. as we learn more about the chaos and terror inside sandy hook elementary school yesterday morning, we are hearing more about some extraordinary heroism from teachers inside as well. some in the last moments of their lives. michelle miller picks up the story now. good evening, michelle. >> reporter: good evening, jim. grief is everywhere. the corner gas stakes, the local diner, and most certainly at any one of the num know in our heart she was protecting those kids from that shooter. >> reporter: fred rogers, mr. progger to most of us, used to say when he was a little boy and he saw something scary his mother would tell him, "look for the helpers. you will always find people helping," she said. and certainly, that was the case here in newtown. jim. >> axelrod: michelle miller, thank you. wi
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm EST
powerful nra lobby. >> new york senator chuck schumer criticized the nra vice president's argument that any attempt at gun restrictions is bound to fail. >> well, i think he's so extreme and so tone deaf that he actually helps the cause of us passing sensible gun legislation in the congress. >> reporter: a number of democratic congressman have pledged to consider reintroducing an assault weapons ban on sales of semiautomatic rifles and receipts trictions on certain ammunition. many firearm enthusiasts fear those new laws and are voting with their pocketbooks. at a denver gun show this weekend, ammunition for the ar-15 semiautomatic rifle the style of weapon used in the newtown attack sold out within an hour. >> we're afraid we're to the going to be able to keep our guns for our safety. and we're not doing anything wrong. >> reporter: it isn't clear yet whether the nation's second worst school shooting actually drives washington to change any gun laws. but a review by cbs news indicates that schools in at least a dozen states are looking at the nra's call to add armed officers or to
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
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CBS
Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
crashed in buffalo, new york, in 2009. and globally despite what happened in russia, air travel is safer than ever. there have been 23 fatal crashes in 2012. that is compared to the 34 accidents the aviation industry averaged every year over the last decade. >> in india, hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in vigils in remembrance of a young woman raped and brutally beaten on a bus two weeks ago. the 23-year-old student died yesterday. the attack has enraged the public prompting almost daily demonstrations. six men have been charged with her murder. >> still ahead on tonight's "cbs evening news", a deadline for free foreclosure review looms for millions. a call for help sends rescuers crashing through thin ice. and some inmate goes free after california voters think twice about three strikes. >> happy holidays from cabul, afghanistan. i want to say happy new year to all my family and friends back home. mom and dad i will see new three weeks. i love you. i miss you, go pats, >> jeff: with three weeks now to his secretary inauguration president obama insist he is committe
CBS
Dec 2, 2012 6:00pm PST
governors of new jersey and new york are asking for nearly $80 billion in federal aid. many distressed homeowners thought they were already covered by federal flood insurance. but now as michelle miller stills us, they're being told think again. >> reporter: roman and mar yain-- marianna bediner staten island home was flooded by 11 feet of water when sandy struck. >> how high did the water come in? >> the water went through the ceiling on to the first floor. >> reporter: they had flood insurance through fema, the federal emergency management agency, that's kpon for people who live in flood zones. they thought the inspector from fema would give them a check to repair $100,000 in damages. >> the first floor where you are standing now is definitely not covered by the flood policy. >> reporter: why? >> this neighborhood is considered to be in the flood zone. >> reporter: under fema's flood insurance program, the first floor of a house such as the bediners should be used for parking or storage only. furnaces and water heaters are covered but finished walls, floors and furniture are not. >>
CBS
Dec 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
at our broadcast center in new york, john, thank you. with 20 students murdered in friday's rampage, a question facing parents and teachers here now is how do students learn to feel safe again. michelle miller has that story rts good evening, jeff. just as officials announced today that newtown school was reopen on tuesday to all students except those who went to sandy hook elementary school, those students would return on wednesday. but to an entirely different location. >> we'll accommodate our entire sandy hook school program. >> reporter: erica canfield got the news from an automated phone call that her 9-year-old son kenneth will be going to a new school. >> what do you fear the most? >> if he can move on with this, if he can trust again, go to school and learn and have fun with his friends again. >> reporter: kenseth a fourth grader at sandy hook elementary school which is only a few miles from his home. now he and the rest of his classmates will attend chalk hill school in monroe, connecticut. but kenneth's mom says he's hesitant. >> he said he won't go back unless there is a
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:30pm PST
western portions of new york. south of there, all along the i- 95 corridor through new york and philly and d.c. and south of there, very heavy rain occurring this evening, and that's going to be the story overnight. and it looks like even into tomorrow that heavy rain is likely going to continue. >> axelrod: how bad will this disrupt travel? >> well, i think the big problem is going to be the snowfall in the inland areas. let's give an idea of how much more snow could fall between now and early saturday when the storm ends. those purple areas you see anywhere from northern pennsylvania, covering much of upstate new york, and northern new england, could see over a foot or more, maybe even locally two feet of snow in some of the higher elevations. if you take a look at the i-95 area, though, only maybe a very light amount of snow, an inch or so, in the cities. that looks like it's mainly going to be rain. but even all that heavy rain into tomorrow morning is likely going to slow down air traffic, and i think today's delays are probably going to fold over into tomorrow, as well. >> axelro
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
largest such fine in history. senior correspondent john miller is in new york following the story for us tonight. john? >> reporter: scott, it's a case that has everything: everything except an arrest. and that struck some as odd because in an 80-page document of court papers, the bank admits to almost going out of its way to act as a financial clearing house for international pariahs and drug dealers. h.s.b.c. officials listed mexico in its lowest risk category for money laundering during a four- year period when mexican drug cartels were funneling hundreds of millions of dollars through the bank. u.s. attorney loretta lynch. >> the investigation revealed that staggering amounts of cash, hundreds of thousands of u.s. dollars daily, were being deposited into h.s.b.c. mexico using boxes specially made to fit through their teller's windows to speed the transactions. >> reporter: it wasn't just the drug cartels that benefited from what prosecutors called the bank's willful failure to report suspicious activity. h.s.b.c. instructed an iranian bank how to conceal $183 million in transactio
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
. tonight in webster, new york, just outside rochester, two of ,hose firefighters are dead, two are wounded. we begin with jim axelrod. >> reporter: just after 5:30 this morning, the volunteer firefighters in webster walked right into an ambush. >> we are being shot at, multiple firemen down. multiple firemen shot. i am shot. >> reporter: two of them were killed instantly. >> i'm pretty sure we have two d.o.a.s. >> reporter: gerald pickering is the police chief in webster. >> it does appear it was a trap that was set for first responders. >> reporter: police at the scene exchanged shots with the gunman, 62-year-old william spengler, who was barricaded on a berm near the house. the gun battle meant the fire could not be fought. seven homes were destroyed. an armored vehicle removed two of the firefighters and evacuated more than 30 people who lived nearby. the flag at the fire house in webster-- already at half-staff for the newtown victims-- will now stay lowered for michael chip writtenny, 43, who was also a police lieutenant in webster. and tomasz koczowka, who was in his early 20
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
new york, baltimore, miami and houston. the ports handle nearly 50% of all oceangoing container shipments to the united states. some estimate a shutdown could cost a billion dollars a day in delayed shipments and lost work along the supply chain. independent truck driver jose espinoza hauls shipments in and out of houston's port. >> next week, it means i'm going to be out of business. that's because if i don't work, i don't get paid. bottom line is, everybody is worried about it. and if the strike happens, we're going to be in trouble, financially speaking. >> reporter: there are just two days left for both sides to negotiate here, jeff. the contract expires 12:01 a.m. sunday, but 100 companies have asked the president to intervene if talks fail. >> glor: so, anna, how exactly would the president intervene? >> reporter: jeff, federal law allows the president to intervene in a labor dispute if it's declared a national emergency. now, president george w. bush used that power in 2002 to end an 11-day lockout of dock workers on the west coast, a lockout that was deemed too damaging
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
become more attractive. erika miller, "n.b.r.," new york. >> susie: more signs today that housing demand is picking up: the number of contracts signed to buy homes rose in november to its best level in more than two years. the national association of realtors index of pending sales rose almost 10% last month. so will the housing market continue to recover in the new year? that's what tom hudson asked toll brothers chief financial officer marty connor. >> the housing market willcontinue to strength enas long as done consumer confidence maintains or improfls. and a lot of that will be contingent on resolution of the fiscal cliff and the government and the economy. >> a lot of ways to measure thestrengthening enhousing market but the most direct way for momentum home buyers and sellers is prices. do you expect that trajectory to continue? >> i do.we have raised prices in a little more than half of our communities. it's been relatively modest. but as we observe and we read stats, we are getting a lit little more confident and may push prices a bit more in 2013. >> what are you finding in ter
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
about his family's. jim axelrod, cbs news, west new york, new jersey. >> pelley: well, a lot of families with tight budgets will be happy to hear this next story: the housing market is coming back. we got a report today that says home prices in october had their biggest gain in six years. up more than 6%. sales have been rising, too. we haven't seen news like this since the housing meltdown. bill whitaker shows us what it looks like in southern california. >> reporter: los angeles contractor steve andolin routinely has five or six houses under construction before the crash. the recession cut that in half. what are you seeing as far as this market? >> well, definitely an improvement in sale price. prices are going up. >> reporter: he's now hiring more builders, plumbers, electricians, jobs that in l.a. pay $25 to $40 an hour. >> people were scared before and now people have a little bit more confidence and are willing to act. >> reporter: perhaps even feeling pressure to buy. elana giplable has been house hunting for more than a year. she's noticed something new, competition. >> you feel
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 5:30pm PST
left before the deadline. >> pelley: nancy, thank you. toe biggest sale today at the new york stock exchange was the new york stock exchange. the institution, nearly as old todhe united states itself, was sold today for $8 billion. esd here's senior business correspondent anthony mason. >> reporter: a 220-year-old financial institution is being bought by an upstart kid of a company from atlanta, the intercontinental exchange, or ice, a derivatives trading firm founded only a dozen years ago. an icon of american capitalism since 1792, the new york stock exchange long dominated the financial landscape, but the big board has seen its influence erode in recent years. how long did you work opt floor here? s. 30 years. >> reporter: 30 years. when veteran trader it ken polcari started on the floor in ade early 1980s, that he was one he eome 3,000 traders. >> the energy that was in the building, that really drove kind of the personality of the place, ite market, the excitement of it. >> reporter: today, the floor is considerably quieter as electronic trading has eliminated the middle man, t
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 5:30pm PST
york city subway platform. and we'll get a view of earth like no other when the "cbs evening news" continues. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. of using toothpaste to clean their denture. but dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can grow and multiply. polident is specifically designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.9% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why dentists recommend polident.
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 6:30pm EST
his funeral. a huge new york giants' fan whose favorite player, victor cruz, played yesterday with jack's name on his gloves and cleats. jerry rhine holtz was at the funeral. >> the people that spoke, there were little stories about jack being in heaven tossing footballs at the angels and nothinging their halos off of their head and everyone got a chuckle out of that. >> reporter: the one funeral home in newtown will hold 11 funerals between now and christmas. funeral director shauna molloy came from a neighboring town to help out at jack pinto's funeral. did the kids seem to understand what was going on? >> i think some do. you know, i don't know that they can fully -- i mean, they're so little. unfortunately they probably understand more than they should. >> reporter: investigators hoping to understand exactly what happened at sandy hook elementary school now hope to learn more from two staff members who were wounded last friday but are recovering. lieutenant paul vance is with the connecticut state police. >> they will shed a great deal of light on the facts and circumstances of
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 5:30pm PST
grew yo poor in upstate new york. he left home at 16 before starting his theater career as an usher at a burlesque house. world war ii interrupted that career. he was 21 years old on d-day when he was in the first wave to nit omaha beach, the only man in his unit to survive. r rarely spoke about that day, natirecalled the landing at the national memorial day concert in 2007. >> i was the second man off my barge. and the first and third man got killed. hereporter: later, he was bayoneted by a german soldier afore killing him with a rock. durning won a silver star and three purple hearts. like so many depression era kids, charles durning loved to work. "if i'm not in a part," he once said," i drive my wife crazy." charles durning is survived by three children. he will be buried at arlington national cemetery. a message of peace from a man oro knows the horrors of war. that's next. very sore looking kinda blistery. like somebody had set a bag of hot charcoal on my neck. i was a firefighter for 24 years. but, i have never encountered such a burning sensation until i had the shingles. i
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 6:30pm EST
her head. margaret brennan is at new york presbyterian hospital and good evening, margaret. >> good evening to you, rebecca. secretary clinton and her top aides are inside this hospital. we now know she is being treated for a blood clot inside her head. according to a statement just released by her doctors, quote, this is a clot in the vein that is situated in the space between the brain and the skull behind the right ear. it did not result in a stroke or neuro logical damage. this comes after clinton was hospitalized on sunday. this was former president bill clinton leaving the hospital this afternoon where his wife will remain for at least another day. the 65-year-old was last seen in public on december 7 in northern ireland where she spoke about life after her retirement from the state department. >> i look forward to coming back and having some time just to relax and spend a few hours talking with friends and thinking about things besides public life. >> reporter: clinton develops a stomach virus was on that trip to europe and had to cancel a subsequent visit to morocco. a few d
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 5:30pm PST
. he wanted to be a firefighter someday. eddy bowles is from new york city. >> firefighters are here in tribute to this young child and all the souls lost in this community. >> reporter: sandy hook's fire department also stood at attention for caroline previdi's funeral. she loved to draw and dance. family friend joseph secola. >> it's heartbreaking when you see a small casket. the girl is six years old but she was a lovely girl that gave joy to people and that's what they have to hold on to. >> reporter: charlotte bacon, the seventh student to be laid to rest since the shooting, was remembered for her love of animals and the color pink. and at teacher vicki soto's funeral the crowd was so large people stood outside. inside singer paul simon performed "sound of silence." ♪ the sound of silence... >> reporter: there's still no clear evidence as to what triggered adam lanza's rampage but, scott, the medical examiner is bringing in a geneticist to see if lanza might have had a medical condition that could have played a role at the shooting. >> pelley: at his news conference today the
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
reporter: at chobani, the greek yogurt maker based in new york, c.e.o. hamdi ulukaya has been hiring. how many employees do you have? >> close to 2,000. >> reporter: the turkish-born ulukaya started chobani just four years ago. since then, greek yogurt sales re g exploded. chobani is now nearly a billion- dollar business. >> think we're going to be over 5,000 to 6,000 people by five years. >> reporter: so another 3,000 or ll000. th yeah. >> reporter: nationally job f owth has been steady but slow. so far in 2012 the economy has added an average of 151,000 jobs a month. >> we are creating more jobs but the pace of that hasn't really thanged much in the last two years. >> reporter: this chief investment strategist with the the blackrock says the economy is caught in a circle. >> one reason the job market isn't better is consumers aren't spending and the reason consumers aren't spending is etcause the job market isn't i wier. t reporter: but this month, chobani will open a new $450 ust ion plant in idaho. when you make that kind of investment, that must mean you onal good about the economy.
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 5:30pm PST
new york raised at least $30 million for victims of hurricane sandy. >> ♪ baby, we were born to run... ♪ >> reporter: performers included home-grown stars bruce springsteen and jon bon jovi, and what mick jagger called "a collection of old english musicians." something called king tides are making a big splash along the west coast. waves there could reach more than nine feet. the high tides have already caused flooding in san diego and elsewhere. a unique alignment of the sun, moon and earth is giving the sea an extra gravitational push. california's climate has long helped nurture the giant sequoias. have a look at this 3,200-year- old tree, called "the president" in sequoia national park. tree climbing scientists from the national geographic society recently added it all up, inch by inch. the sequoia is 27 feet wide at the bottom and soars 247 feet into the air, and it has more than a billion leaves. no word on how long it took the man on top to climb down. it might have been curtains for this theater until the owner took artistic license with the tax code. that story is next. [
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
shot it. s reporter: chicago's police say they've seized more gun this is year than new york and los angeles combined but the violence here is still so bad arat heavily-armed police now have to attend gang funerals to prevent revenge killings. is this a solvable problem or do you just try to maintain a certain level of calm? >> i don't want to maintain. i want to win. so we're going to always try to do better than we did before. >> reporter: it didn't get much bet they are weekend. among the victims, an off-duty cop. dean reynolds, cbs news, chicago s, pelley: tonight, the world waits for more information on nelson mandela's condition. we'll take you there. take you there. both of us actually. our pharmacist recommended it. and that makes me feel pretty good about it. and then i heard about a study looking at multivitamins and the long term health benefits. and what do you know? they used centrum silver in the study. makes me feel even better, that's what i take. sorry, we take. [ male announcer ] centrum. the most recommended. most preferred. most studied. centrum, always your most
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